The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 116 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 0.53% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.55% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 3
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1834 1821 1754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.45% 96.66% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1530 1591
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Birmingham region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Birmingham

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) QA
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) C#
7 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
8 5 (33.33%) SDET
8 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (33.33%) HTTP
8 5 (33.33%) Java
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
9 4 (26.67%) Perl
9 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (20.00%) Fintech
10 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (20.00%) JMeter
11 2 (13.33%) Migration

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (20.00%) JMeter
3 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (13.33%) eggPlant
4 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (13.33%) JBehave
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Ranorex
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) TestNG
4 2 (13.33%) WATIR
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) BDD
2 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Open Source
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
2 5 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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